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William T. Rolen Jr. Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3813

This collection consists of photographic slides and photographs from national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, taken by William T. Rolen Jr. Also included are two folders of park maps and related articles.

Dates

  • 1943-2010, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Abstract

This collection consists of photographic slides and photographs from national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, taken by William T. Rolen Jr.

Biographical/Historical Note

William T. "Bill" Rolen Jr. was born in Jackson County, NC on June 21, 1929 to William and Lola Caldwell Rolen. He worked for 11 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and then worked with the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management for 14 years. He married Jane Basilio and they had three children. Rolen died in North Carolina on March 14, 2015.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into folders based on the creator's arrangement. Some are by topic and others are alphabetical, labeled as they were in their original boxes.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480